Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

a cool refreshing treat on a hot day.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 leeks, thinly sliced
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 12 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cups water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 12 cups chicken stock
  • 14 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup cream


  1. Simmer leeks, potatoes and celery in the water with a little salt and pepper added, until vegetables are tender (about 1/2 hour).
  2. Add chicken stock; bring to boiling point. Press mixture through a sieve.
  3. Add nutmeg and chill well.
  4. Add cream (part sweet and part sour may be used).
  5. Beat with an egg beater.
  6. Serve ice cold with chopped chives added to each cup or bowl of soup.


Most Helpful

This was brilliant - very easy to make. We ate it hot (as it was a cold day), Only comment is that it made 6 rather small servings but maybe we were just greedy. Thanks Nanna!

Canary Bird Sue February 17, 2008

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